Plate/ plaque

Object Number: 
2002.1.3345
Date: 
1920-1950
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
2 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
An oval metal plate or tiny plaque, smooth on one side and embossed on the other with an oval frame around a mythological centaur but with thin spoked wheels like a bicycle attched to its hooves. It reads "Centaur/ Trade Mark". A British company made Centaur featherweight bicycles between 1900 and 1920.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group